Chess Quotes 769

"No fool can play chess, and only fools do."
— GERMAN
"You may knock your opponent down with the chessboard, but that does not prove that you are the better player."
ENGLISH

  (from Marc Lowrance)

Chess Quotes

"To play with correctness and skill the ends of games, is an important but a very rare accomplishment, expect among the magnates of the game."
— Howard STAUNTON, The Chess-Players' Handbook 1847 (Plus ca change...)